Opening Hours

Wed-Sun 12:00-18:00 (during exhibitions, special opening hours by appointment)

Occasional events, as advertised

Opening hours Christmas 2019:

23.12./24.12. closed, 25.-29.12 open

01.08. National Holiday open

Delivery times:
Mon-Fri 09:00-16:00, access via Oslostrasse

Exhibition closed

Current exhibition

Museum temporarily closed

According to the government of the Canton of Baselland, the HeK will remain closed from 15 March 2020 until 30 April 2020 for the time being due to the current development of the coronavirus. We will keep you informed at and via newsletter as soon as it is known when the museum will reopen.

Current exhibition

Schweizer Medienkunst: knowbotiq, Alan Bogana, Félicien Goguey – POSTPONED!

The exhibition Swiss Media Art: knowbotiq, Alan Bogana, Félicien Goguey presents works by the winners of the Pax Art Awards 2019 comprised in three parallel solo shows at HeK. The three Swiss artists explore themes as diverse as they are relevant to our understanding of current dynamics in the evolution of technology and their impact on society.

Current exhibition

Online Exhibition: We=Link: Ten Easy Pieces, Et cetera

The HeK is co-organiser of the online exhibition "We=Link: Ten Easy Pieces, Et cetera", which can be seen from 30.03.2020. The Chronus Art Center in Shanghai initiated this project together with 10 international institutions to address the current corona crisis and its effects.

Tickets to the exhibition

Adults, regular: 9 CHF
Adults, concessions: 6 CHF
(students/young people in vocational training; seniors, physically or mentally challenged persons and those under 20 years of age, groups of 10 persons or more)
Buy exhibition tickets online: here

School classes: free admission
Higher Education: 90 CHF
HeK Annual Pass: 25 CHF 
(free admission to the exhibitions, reduced fee for events - valid for one year)

Free entry to our exhibitions

At the following times: Wed-Fri, 12:00-13:00 (the first opening hour), Happy Sunday: Every first Sunday in the month

For following persons: Children/ Young people aged 16 or under, students of art schools, students of art history, schoolclasses from Cantons BS/BL, schoolchildren who are researching projects or preparing course content, anyone accompanying a person with disabilities, teachers for the preparation of classes 

With the following cards: Pass Holders—Basel Card (50%), Schweizer Museumspass (Swiss Museum Pass), Museum PASS Musées (upper Rhine Region Museum pass), KulturLegi Caritas, ColourKey, Raiffeisen Member Plus, For artists (IAA/AIAP), and members of the Vereinigung der KunsthistorikerInnen der Schweiz (Swiss Association of Art Historians), Mediamus, of VMS, of IKT (International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art), of Visarte and ICOM, journalists (with press card), staff of Basel Museums, Refugees with N, F or B identity card (Note: Refugee status), members of SGBK, members of MACT/CACT, Jahreskarte Kunsthaus Baselland, Jahreskarte HeK


10–20 CHF (always includes admission fee for exhibition on the day of the event)

Diverse Programs

The prices of our educational programs can be found at Education & Outreach